Planning your visit

Address: Mill Lane, Bathampton, Bath, BA2 6TR View on Google map

Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Bathampton is a pretty village on the beautiful Kennet & Avon Canal. What better starting place for a great family day out exploring a canal!

Near by is Bath City Centre with it's Sydney Gardens, Pump House Chimney, Cleveland House, Darlington Wharf, Sydney Wharf, Baird's Maltings, Thrimble Mill to name but a few...

Or go the other direction and cycle up the towpath to Claverton Pumping Station, built by John Rennie to supply water to the canal.

Things to do and see

Take to the towpath:

Places to eat:

Boat trips:

Picnic spot:

The Kennet & Avon Canal is so pretty, it's almost one giant picnic area! So bring your rug and enjoy the tranquil sounds of canalside life.

Wildlife spotting:

The canal is a green ribbon running through the town, get out and see some great wildlife and experience nature close at hand. As well as the resident ducks look out for herons, cormorants and water voles.

Getting here

By car - there's a car park for customers of the pub

By bus - bus route 265 goes from Bath City Centre to Bathampton village

By boat - download our visitor mooring maps for Bathampton and the wider Bath area. You'll also find one of our permanent mooring areas in Bathampton offering some boating services

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